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Lentil Corn Burgers

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Ingredients
  Lentils 1 Cup (16 tbs), cooked in boiling salted water until tender, about 40 minutes, and drained
  Corn germ 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Quick cooking oats 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Small, finely chopped
  Garlic 1 Small, finely chopped
  Carrot 1 , grated
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground black pepper 1⁄3 Teaspoon
  Dried thyme 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Egg 1 , lightly beaten
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon (For Frying)
  Whole wheat bread crumbs 2 Tablespoon (Approximately)
Directions

1. Mash the lentils roughly in a large bowl. Add the corn germ and oats. Heat the oil in a small skillet and saute the onion and garlic until tender but not browned. Add to the lentils.
2. Stir in the carrot, salt, pepper, thyme, lemon juice, and egg. Mix well and let stand for 10 minutes. Form into burgers. Let stand for 30 minutes. Coat with bread crumbs and fry in 1/8-inch oil in a large heavy skillet until browned on both sides.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Healthy

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